FMN | December 12th, 2016

Euroflex Installs 8-Color Uteco Crystal

Zwolle, Netherlands-based Euroflex has invested in a Uteco Crystal CI flexo press.The printing press has a web width of 1,320 mm and is equipped with 8 printing units. Easyfairs Acquires Pentawards Event organizer Easyfairs has acquired Pentawards, a worldwide competition exclusively dedicated to packaging design in all its forms. Created in January 2007, Pentawards’ primary mis- sion is to increase awareness of packaging design and those who create it. Its 55 categories are open to all those across the globe who are associated with the creation or marketing of packaging, and are judged by an international jury consisting of 12 de- signers and packaging design directors from major companies. The tenth annual Pentawards ceremony took place on September 23 at Shanghai’s Hyatt on the Bund, with previous ceremonies being staged in London, Tokyo, Barcelona, Paris, New York, Brussels and Monaco. The next Pentawards ceremony will take place in Barcelona, Spain on September 23, 2017. Avery Dennison Corporation has signed a wind power purchase agreement (PPA) with Apex Clean Energy to offset 50 percent of the company’s U.S.- based greenhouse gas emissions derived from elec- tricity consumption, signaling commitment by Avery Dennison to renewable energy and energy efficient practices and technology. Under the agreement with Apex’s Perryton Wind, a 299.91 MW wind energy project to be located in Ochiltree County, Texas, Avery Dennison will pur- chase 20 MW of renewable energy capacity. The PPA is a key component of Avery Dennison’s 2025 sustainability goal to reduce absolute green- house gas emissions from its operations by at least three percent annually, and by at least 26 percent overall, between 2015 and 2025, made as part of the company’s new participation inWorldWildlife Fund’s (WWF) Climate Savers Program. Perryton will be Apex’s fifth Texas wind farm, powering the equiva- lent of 108,000 U.S. homes.The facility will consist of 130 Siemens 2.307 MW turbines. Avery Dennison Partners With Apex Clean Energy

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